Tag Archives: Jim Burns

Update on Candidates Seeking 2012 LP Presidential Nomination

Since my last update a month ago, here’s what I know about what’s new with the the campaigns for the LP presidential nomination:

Gary Johnson has now participated in one debate with other candidates seeking the Libertarian nomination, and has made plans to appear in others. Johnson has received the endorsement of several state and county LP organizations, which has not been a common practice in the LP in the past.… Read more ...

Jim Burns: ‘Which Equality?’

Email message from James Libertarian Burns, a candidate for the Libertarian presidential nomination:

Dear Paul,

249 words one minute approximate reading time

Equality is a powerful force. Equality may bring conflict, poverty, and decline or equality may bring peace, prosperity, and progress. The question is which equality will prevail?

One type of equality is the equality of outcome: The idea is that the government should be used to require an equal outcome for all people.… Read more ...

Several Candidates Seeking Libertarian Presidential Nomination Removed From Party’s Official Listing

As of today, I have noticed (h/t George Phillies in IPR comments) that the Libertarian Party’s Official Listing of Candidates Seeking the Libertarian Presidential Nomination has been winnowed to remove quite a few names, including at least one candidate who has participated in debates among the presidential contenders this year, run for public office as a Libertarian before, and shown other signs of being competitive in various ways, Carl Person.Read more ...

Jim Burns for President: Happy Holidays!

This is the time of year when people wish
each other peace and good will to all.

If you wish the improvement of the human
condition, if you want peace, prosperity
and progress, the requirement for success
is the implementation of libertarianism.

Libertarians are unique because of their
choices and knowledge.… Read more ...

Jim Burns: Move LP national presidential nominating conventions back to year before election

Email from James Libertarian Burns:

Dear Paul,

216 words, 1 minute approximate reading time

The Libertarian Party is the most effective, efficient and economical

when we have our Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates

active and in the field.

Where are our Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates?

Well, we will not have them until May of next year.… Read more ...

Latest activities of the candidates for the Libertarian Presidential nomination

Here’s what I know about the latest activities of the candidates seeking the Libertarian presidential nomination:

Campaigns filed with FEC:

RJ Harris has a “third quarter money play” which is geared to increase his donation totals before the end of the third quarter of the year (at the end of this month).… Read more ...

LP blog updates list of Libertarian presidential candidates

LP blog updates list of Libertarian presidential candidates:

This page has a list of all individuals running for U.S. President in 2012 who have filed statements of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission.

It includes the following who have filed as Libertarians:

Roger Gary

R.J. Harris

Carl Person

Lee Wrights


The following are Bylaws Sustaining Members of the national Libertarian Party and have announced their intention to run for U.S.… Read more ...

Jim Burns website gets a facelift

James Libertarian Burns has updated his Presidential campaign website shortly after IPR reposted Jeremy Young’s critique of candidate websites. The update may or may not have been spurred by the article. I’m not sure whether the content was updated, or just the appearance. Here’s the Table of Contents (see the website for embedded links if you want to read the articles):

551 words, 2 minutes approximate reading time.… Read more ...

List of Candidate Websites for the 2012 Libertarian Presidential Nomination

Informational Article: List of Websites of active candidates for the 2012 Libertarian Presidential Nomination:

James Libertarian Burns

Jim Duensing

Michael Jingozian

Roger V. Gary

R. J. Harris

Wayne Allyn Root

Lee Wrights

Submit updates via the comments and they will be added.

2012 websites that haven’t been updated in years:

Joy WaymireRead more ...

Jim Burns on Foreign Policy

From a release by Jim Burns, who is seeking the Libertarian Party nomination for President:

I offer the following 251 words about United States foreign policy:

I agree with these words of Carl Schurz “My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right.”… Read more ...

Jim Burns plans campaign tour to seek Libertarian Presidential nomination

Email from James L. Burns, a candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination:

My neighbor, Harry Friend, and I have put together a
presentation. I like it and I hope you will like it too.
The production takes a little over 30 minutes which
can be followed by questions and answers.

Mr.… Read more ...

Paleocon Red Phillips Discusses Potential Libertarians for President

Posted by Red Phillips at Conservative Heritage Times. Although Phillips also writes for IPR, I (Paulie) am posting it here to make it clear that any opinions expressed are those of Phillips, not an IPR editorial. As with many other stories I post, I am posting it for the sake of discussion, not necessarily because I agree with the author.Read more ...